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Monique Keiran: Vital kelp forests are more vulnerable to change than ever

Monique Keiran: Vital kelp forests are more vulnerable to change than ever

Since 1950, 40 to 60 per cent of the world’s kelp forests have either suffered damage or disappeared
Rob Shaw: Dr. Henry offers NDP no easy options on safe supply debate

Rob Shaw: Dr. Henry offers NDP no easy options on safe supply debate

Questions over safe supply will keep politicians up at night amidst simmering public discontent during an election year
Greg Perry cartoon: Hockey Canada's new recruit on defence

Greg Perry cartoon: Hockey Canada's new recruit on defence

Rob Shaw: NDP has little to show for one year after drug decriminalization pilot

Rob Shaw: NDP has little to show for one year after drug decriminalization pilot

Province can point to fewer police interactions, drop in minor drug seizures – but little else
Comment: Immigrants will not find housing or adequate health care

Comment: Immigrants will not find housing or adequate health care

There’s no doubt that immigrants are needed to help fill worker shortages, but a million per year?
Opinion: Democracy undermined by NDP's Land Act plans

Opinion: Democracy undermined by NDP's Land Act plans

"In a democracy, the principle of inclusion demands that those affected by collective decisions have the right to participate in making those decisions," writes the vice-president of BC United.
Baldrey: Drug decriminalization in B.C. — one year later

Baldrey: Drug decriminalization in B.C. — one year later

No B.C. politician of any stripe will advocate for a widespread expansion of non-prescribed safe supply of drugs, columnist Keith Baldrey believes.
Rob Shaw: Online exploitation legislation tears down political walls for grieving B.C. family

Rob Shaw: Online exploitation legislation tears down political walls for grieving B.C. family

‘He promised me Carson’s death would not be in vain,’ father Ryan Cleland recalls of encounter with premier
Editorial: BC NDP all hot air on 2030 gas ban plan

Editorial: BC NDP all hot air on 2030 gas ban plan

During a housing crisis for availability and affordability, the BC government is offering a plan to make new homes more expensive to build and live in.
Comment: Feeding addicts what they crave is no solution

Comment: Feeding addicts what they crave is no solution

The suggestion that expanding access to hydromorphone by making it available without prescription will do nothing to reduce toxic fentanyl overdoses.